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Band Waggon was a comedy radio show broadcast by the BBC from 1938 to 1940. The first season featured Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch. In the second season, Askey and Murdoch were joined by Syd Walker, and the third season added Diana Clare for two episodes.Band Waggon was the first comedy show to be designed specifically for radio, and established the practice of broadcasting a regular comedy and music programme at the same time each week. The show ended in 1940, allowing Askey to... Topics: Band Waggon, Radio Show, BBC Comedy Show From WWII, Arthur Askey, Richard Murdock
Old Time Radio of the 1940s, from England. This is a collection of BBC radio comedies: "Band Waggon" starring Arthur Askey and Richard Murdoch; "ITMA" (It's That Man Again) starring Tommy Handley; "Much Binding in the Marsh" starring Richard Murdoch and Kenneth Horne; "HMS Waterlogged" starring Eric Barker, with Jon Pertwee; "Studio Stand Easy" starring Charlie Chester; "Up The Pole" starring Jimmy Jewel and Ben Warriss, with Jon... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR, Comedy, Band Waggon, ITMA, Much Binding in the Marsh, HMS Waterlogged, Studio...